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Anatomy & Physiology

An introduction for nursing and healthcare

By Pamela Minett and Laura Ginesi

Paperback
Sep 2020 , 416 pp
ISBN 9781908625731
Price: £27.99, $40.00
eBook
Sep 2020 , 416 pp
ISBN 9781908625748
Price: £23.79, $32.00
An accessible text which covers the essentials of anatomy and physiology required by a range of health professions.

Anatomy & Physiology is the ideal introduction to the subject for student nurses, midwives, operating department practitioners, paramedics, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, trainee nursing associates, and other allied health professionals.

Written in an engaging and accessible style, the book helps readers to:
  • learn the language of anatomy and physiology by explaining new terms clearly in the text and in a comprehensive glossary
  • understand the key anatomical structures and physiological functions
  • appreciate what happens during disease, with boxes throughout to highlight the clinical relevance, and more detailed explanations of chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, obesity, and cancer
  • apply this knowledge in healthcare contexts
Bonus online material
The following material to accompany the book is provided free of charge online:
  • four additional chapters to help readers extend their knowledge
  • a variety of self-assessment questions for every chapter
Simply click on the 'resources' tab above to access this material

Inspection Copies
Inspection copies are provided free of charge to lecturers teaching an appropriate course and are supplied electronically in the first instance. To request an inspection copy please complete the electronic inspection copy form.

The clear, reader-friendly presentation will aid understanding of a subject which is often viewed as challenging but is essential throughout a healthcare career.
Preface; Acknowledgements; About the authors; Acronyms and abbreviations; How to use this book
1 Introduction
2 Histology
3 The skin
4 The musculoskeletal system
5 The cardiovascular system
6 The respiratory system
7 The digestive system
8 The urinary system
9 The nervous system
10 The sensory system
11 The endocrine system
12 The reproductive systems
13 The human genome
14 Immunity
15 Disease
16 Multisystem disorders
Glossary; Figure acknowledgements; Index

Supplementary chapters available online at www.lanternpublishing.com/AandP:
17 Physiological measurements
18 Principles of drug action
19 Nutrition
20 Biochemistry
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ISBNs: 9781908625731 978-1-908625-73-1 Title: anatomy physiology ISBNs: 9781908625748 978-1-908625-74-8 Title: anatomy physiology